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Description of the painting by Konstantin Yuon “Winter. Rostov the Great

KF Yuon is a bright representative of impressionism, he loved the city of Rostov-on-Don and often painted it. The painting was painted in 1906. A difficult time for Russia, revolutionary ideas spread among the population and attempts to implement these ideas were constantly made. The artist reflected the power of the Russian city, both from an architectural point of view, and from a spiritual point of view.
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Description of the painting Pablo Picasso “Portrait of a Woman”

“Portrait of a Woman,” one of Picasso’s most famous paintings, was painted in 1936. Experts attribute this time to the period of surrealism in the work of Picasso, when the artist was seriously carried away by this trend for more than ten years, creating many outstanding examples of surrealist painting. Surrealism is characterized by a significant increase in the feminine, embodied in the originality and pictorial features of the paintings: instead of the sharp, broken lines and angular figures characteristic of Cubism, the central place is occupied by rounded, soft forms; the paintings acquire bright, saturated colors and are marked by extremely high sensuality, not characteristic of other styles.
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Description of the painting Niko Pirosmani “Janitor”

The artist who painted in the style of primitivism, a man about whom many facts of the biography are restored after his death. This is Pirosmani, a Georgian talent who acquired and honed his drawing skills on his own. For many, Pirosmani's work can be misunderstood; for others, it causes delight. The self-taught artist did not know anything about the painting technique, did not know the anatomical nuances, did not know how to draw.
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Description of the painting by Ilya Repin "Burlak"

The painting "Barge Hauler" (1870) is one of the works that preceded the appearance of the large-scale and famous painting by Ilya Efimovich Repin "Barge Haulers on the Volga", a portrait of the hooded Kanin. For the first time, the artist became interested in the topic of the burlaks trade back in St. Petersburg, when during one of the out-of-town walks along the Neva he saw sullen and ragged people pulling a barque along the river; later, the artist recalled how terrified he saw the unfortunate barge haulers harnessed to the strap instead of cattle.
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